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5 from 2 votes

Coconut Flan

A creamy coconut custard loaded with coconut milk and shredded coconut. The perfect dessert for the Holidays.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
refrigerate4 hrs
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Coconut Custard, Coconut Flan, Flan de Coco
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Julie of


  • 14 oz can of condensed milk
  • 12 oz can of evaporated milk
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Add the sugar and water to a saucepan and cook it over medium heat for about 15 mins, until it turns into a brown color.
  • Place the caramel into your baking dish, sprinkle 2 tbsp shredded coconut over the caramel, set aside.
  • Add the evaporated milk, condensed milk, coconut milk, eggs, remaining shredded coconut, and vanilla extract into the blender and then place the blended mixture into the baking dish.
  • Place the baking dish in a bigger baking dish and add some boiling water to create a water bath this will help the flan cook evenly.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours before serving.
  • Garnish with shredded coconut and enjoy!



Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 360mg | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 0.7mg